• Student view: View submissions and comments for all submissions

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    685 votes
    Right now students can only view their most recently added submission to an assignment. This means that all previous submissions to the assignment are not available to students, including feedback that the instructors...
    Kona Jones
    last modified by Kona Jones
  • Comprehensive Course Search Tool (Searching Course Content for a Topic)

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    759 votes
    I always find it useful to search for content using an index or an actual search tool rather than just scrolling through all of the pages one by one to find what I need.  I can see many uses for this: As a stude...
    Tracey Anne Weiler
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  • Make the Confetti for On-Time Submissions an Option

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    15 votes
    The recently released Assignment Submission Celebration has garnered quite a bit of conversation over the last month.  It's very obvious that they people of many different opinions about it.  Everyone's opin...
    Rick Murch-Shafer
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  • Instructor ability to reorder discussion boards

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    3 votes
    Discussions are currently ordered by "recent activity". Instructors should be able to select the order that discussions appear on the Discussion Page. Ordering discussions by their due dates or release dates is pref...
    Monique Paige
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  • Improve Grade One Question at a time

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    164 votes
    First i still see the entire exam of one student, not just one question.  Second I am not able to look at a grade all of one particular question for ALL of my students at one time.  This gives a more consist...
    last modified by anthonem@seattleu.edu
  • See all of a student's posts together

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    127 votes
    In order to assess and grade a student on participation in the discussion boards, it would be helpful to be able to see all of that student's posts aggregated on a single page. Of course the replies will be out of co...
    David Weinberger
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  • Rule 32: Enjoy the Little Things—Encouraging Student Success

    “Enjoy the little things.” - Tallahassee Zombie Land     The world is a challenging place. Life can be hard. In the last couple months it’s gotten even more challenging as we all learn a n...
    Matt Meservey
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  • Enable Turnitin for Discussion Posts

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    520 votes
    Greetings: Thank you for your time in reviewing this idea. It would be wonderful if Turnitin were enabled for Discussions posts and responses. This would prevent students from cobbling together information from onl...
    Prof. Tara Lake
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  • adaptive learning - quiz branching

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    289 votes
    It would be excellent if the quiz tool enabled branching for adaptive learning. If quizzes were embedded into content then potentially students could be directed to a particular piece of content based on their respons...
    Christopher Barrett
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  • Course Tile Overall Course Grade

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    I've noticed in the app it is super easy to see your grade for every single course you're enrolled in at a glance. On the dashboard, all of the course tiles are laid out and their overall grades are easily readable in...
    Christopher Anderson
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  • Grades without points

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    390 votes
    I don't know why Canvas insists upon points for grading. Many of us are moving towards grading systems without points or letter grades (standards-based grading or specifications grading). Linda Nilson's book Specifica...
    Jennifer Hurley
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  • Course Level Live Events

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    3 votes
    I develop an LTI that adds dashboards to Canvas courses for teachers and students to use to improve.   One constant challenge is how to make lots of data load quickly, especially for large classes.   I lov...
    Jared Chapman
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  • New RCE - pin the sidebar

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    99 votes
    While I'm loving getting familiar with the new rich content editor my biggest annoyance is that the insert sidebar disappears every time I add a link or image. As a course designer this is greatly slowing down the way...
    Tina E Busch
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  • Enable Studio Comments to be Universal

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    By "universal" I mean to not limit instructor comments to one specific course.   If I create/use a Studio video I want to use in more than one course and I add comments for students to reply to (e.g. answer ques...
    Laura  Shulman
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  • Allow Groups to set Homepage

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    314 votes
    We have more schools using the admin- and course-level groups feature to communicate with staff in the building and differentiate by type of staff, grade level teams, departments and others.  It would be extremel...
    Holly Palmersheim
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  • Question Titles in Quizzes.Next

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    41 votes
    Edits that teachers make to the question title should reflect back to the students. Currently students see Question 1, Question 2, Question 3 - regardless of what the teacher has in his/her quiz settings.   
    Lisa Risch
    last modified by Lisa Risch
  • Display Discussion Rubrics by Default

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    327 votes
    As a K-12, we love that Canvas has built-in rubrics for assignments. We are also thankful that whatever rubric we create is displayed prominently, just beneath the content of the assignment while in student view. This...
    Isaac Piercy
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  • export discussions

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    236 votes
    Please consider a feature that will allow students to export discussions and related threads. This can be a helpful resource at the end of the course. Professors will want the ability to release discussions for export...
    Cynthia Kerns
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  • Global Announcements ONLY for active courses

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    105 votes
    Global announcments are great. However, for k-12 schools, once students have move from the middle school to the high school, they should no longer receive the middle school principal’s global...
    Bradley Moser
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  • Quizzes.Next should work with Lockdown Browser or Proctorio

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    222 votes
    Quizzes.Next needs to allow us to require Lockdown Browser or Proctorio to take the Quiz we make in that feature. I can't use this feature without either. 
    Jenny Wollschlager
    last modified by Jenny Wollschlager